Date: May 14, 2023

# Fraction Word Problems Worksheet Test

## Directions:

Read each problem carefully and solve it using the appropriate fraction operation.

1. If John drank 3/4 of the 2-liter of cola, how much did he drink in cups?

2. A recipe for a cake calls for 2/3 cups of sugar. If you want to make 3 cakes, how much sugar do you need?

3. A swimming pool is filled with 4/5 of its total capacity. If the pool can hold 1500 gallons of water, how many gallons of water are in the pool now?

4. If a car travels 1/5 miles in 1/6 of an hour, what is the speed of the car in miles per hour?

5. Mary spent 3/4 of her money on a dress and has 1/3 of her money left. What fraction of her money did Mary spend on the dress?

6. A pizza is divided into 8 equal slices. If Joe eats 3/4 of the pizza, how many slices does he eat?

7. A group of 6 friends shared a pizza equally. If each person ate 1/3 of the pizza, how much pizza did the group eat altogether?

8. A recipe calls for 1/2 cup of flour. If you want to make 4 times the recipe, how much flour do you need?

9. A quarter of a pizza is left. If the remaining pizza weighs 1/3 of a pound, what was the weight of the original pizza?

10. If a car travels at a speed of 2/3 miles per minute, how far can it travel in 3 minutes?

11. A recipe calls for 3/4 cup of milk for 1 cake. If you want to make 5 cakes, how much milk do you need?

12. A swimming pool can hold 800 gallons of water. If it is filled with 3/4 of its total capacity, how many gallons of water are in the pool now?

13. A car travels 40 miles in 1 hour. If it travels at a constant speed, how far will it travel in 3/4 of an hour?

14. A recipe for a smoothie calls for 1/2 cups of strawberries and 1/4 cup of milk. If you want to make 4 smoothies, how much milk do you need?

15. If 3/5 of a pizza is left and it weighs 1/2 pound, what was the weight of the original pizza?

16. A car travels at 40 miles per hour. If it travels for 3/4 of an hour, how far has it traveled?

17. A recipe calls for 3/4 cups of flour for 1 cake. If you want to make 8 cakes, how much flour do you need?

18. A swimming pool can hold 1200 gallons of water. If it is filled with 1/3 of its total capacity, how many gallons of water are in the pool now?

19. A car travels 15 miles in 1/3 of an hour. What is the speed of the car in miles per hour?

20. A recipe for a salad calls for 1/2 cup of lettuce and 1/4 cup of tomatoes. If you want to make 6 salads, how much lettuce do you need?